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  1. Chris Hart: Want to improve your conversation skills?

    Focus on the person you’re talking to. Be genuinely curious about them. Ask questions and give sincere compliments.

    Talking couple
  2. PRIME The critical things you need to note before buying life and medical insurance

    Are you considering buying life or health insurance? Read this first.

  3. Women in politics are just that, politicians

    The only place where patriarchy and feminism are achieving parallel gains is in parliament

  4. PRIME Just what culture will we mark on Utamaduni Day?

    Now that this day has been officially inaugurated this year what can the government tell Kenyans about ‘cultural diversity?

    Najib Balala
  5. PRIME Teachers Day feast and woman who took miti shamba to Karen

    Harriet Chebet's successful venture in herbal medicine illustrates how flexible and adaptable a well-educated person can be.

    Harriet Chebet Ng’ok
  6. Eastlands youth unite to form new dance group

    Members of Zamaleo Afriq Dance Group were all part of different dance outfits before they came together in 2018.

    Zamaleo Afriq
  7. Mengele’s long journey to recognition in gospel music

    Gospel singer's profile continues rising high despite the many challenges she has encountered in her long career.

    Stellar Mengele Onyango
  8. Rhumba fans to mark 32nd anniversary of Franco's death

    Franco is remembered for having groomed many singers, guitarists and composers through his legendary TP OK Jazz band.

    Franco Luambo Luanzo Makiadi
  9. Madanji Perimeter to stage live show in Nairobi

    Luo Rhumba musician to stage a special performance show at Q-Lounge Bee Centre.

    Madanji Perimeter
  10. PRIME Nonini and Nameless: From music to fashion

    The two Kenyan artistes recently launched individual clothing brands.

  11. Climate change and construction: What if wood is our saving grace?

    Once upon a time, Kenya was dotted with houses made from wood, but these are slowly being replaced with stones obtained from quarrying.

    Wooden building
  12. PRIME Terence Creative, street boy who became star comedian

    Creator of viral Kemikal skit speaks about his troubled early life, his breakthrough as a creative and his family life.

    Terence Creative
  13. Daniel Craig bows out in style as James Bond

    Craig’s fifth and final outing as 007, No Time to Die, premiered worldwide on Thursday.

    James Bond, Daniel Craig
  14. PRIME Just Ivy: A vlogger's rising star

    The story of one vlogger's humbling beginnings and how she turned a simple concept into a thriving full-time business.

    Ivy Mugo
  15. Caroline Njunge: Long, boring speeches should be made illegal

    I have been known to doze off in the midst of a particularly lengthy speech.

    Sleeping woman
  16. Staffroom Diary: I deserted school for Fiolina, only to get a rude shock 

    After travelling all the way to Kakamega to visit my love, she was nowhere to be seen.

  17. DJ Le Grand Marto Sibuor to host live show in Busia

    During tonight’s show he will team up with DJ Qriss.

  18. Woman of Passion: My passion for fashion design is paying off

    I am inspired by the rich culture and diversity in Africa

  19. Kanda Bongo Man unveils new English hit

    Kanda says the new track, titled I Will Sing, was inspired by the return of live performances after a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Kanda Bongo Man
  20. Just a Man: A letter from one common man to another - I see you

    Sometimes life hits us hard and forces us to jump to conclusions based on life's experiences.

    Common man
  21. Caroline Njunge: When your child abandons a course you’ve paid for   

    Stories abound of young adults that are studying courses they are not interested in one bit; courses that have been thrust at them by parents.

    Unhappy young man
  22. Juliani, Lillian exponential love lights up the net

    Ms Ng’ang’a’s post capped an eventful week that had seen Juliani record a statement with police over death threats he had allegedly received.

    Juliani and Lilian Ng'ang'a
  23. Staffroom Diary: Kuya refuses to be away while on sick leave

    It all started the other Friday, when I was at Hitler’s for the usual evening classes.

    Mwalimu Andrew
  24. Austin Bukenya: Memories and dreams of an East African literary paradise 

    I have benefited immensely from my association with East African literati working in both English and Kiswahili.

    Cyprian Fernandes
  25. Ethiopian music legend Alemayehu Eshete dies

    The musician died of a heart attack shortly after he was admitted to hospital on Thursday.

    Alemayehu Eshete
  26. Gospel singer Ayuma ‘dares’ Africa with heart of worship

    Beginning next month, Ayuma will lead worship, every first Saturday of every month.

    Ayuma Omufulukhani
  27. Dancer Caroline Akinyi ups her game

    Akinyi 'Mabiaba' has been part of dance troupes for top Congolese music stars during tours to Kenya

    Caroline Akinyi
  28. Club Touch On to officially opens its doors

    Prior to the opening ceremony, on Friday revelers had a chance to sample what the new club has in store for them in a pre-launch session.

    Club Touch On
  29. Mr Survivor: When Queen turned Palace into demonstration farm

    My Queen is untameably and unapologetically ambitious.

  30. New Miss World Kenya crowned

    Ms Sharon Obara beat 15 other contestants to take over the crown from Ms Maria Wavinya.

     Sharon Obara.
  31. Caroline Njunge: When chapati and first slice of bread were worshipped

    Looking back, the obsession with these foods that some of us take for granted today had to do with scarcity.

  32. Surgeon's Diary: Why it pays to be naughty — sometimes!

    There are instances when diagnosis of disease might arise out of a romantic interaction with a partner.

  33. Staffroom Diary: Wanted - House help much shorter than me

    I couldn't wait for half term so that I could visit Fiolina, and enjoy a real meal, a clean house and some human warmth.

    Mwalimu Andrew and Fiolina
  34. PRIME Ssebaggala: Restore theatre going culture in East Africa

    Ugandan thespian Ssebaggala Andrew speaks about theatre as storytelling and returning to production after a year away.

    Ssebaggala Andrew
  35. PRIME Greedy Kenyan professors failing the academy

    Professors are more to blame for the mess in the higher education sector because of their sins of commission or omission.

  36. Kenyan wins Miss Supranational Africa 2021

    Kenyan beauty crowned Miss Supranational Africa 2021 at the Miss Supranational World Finals in Poland.

    Phidelia Mutunga
  37. Cool Ever: Gospel music is my life

    Gospel musician Cool Ever, who is also a flight attendant, an interior designer and a teacher speaks about her expedition and future ambitions.

    Cool Ever
  38. Sean Paul: Kenya visit inspired my music

    Jamaican dancehall sensation speaks about his first visit to Kenya and his latest album ‘Live N Livin’ .

    Sean Paul
  39. ‘Tete’ film pays homage to a great scholar

    Tete is a story that is scripted and narrated in poetic Swahili language, accompanied by Arabic and English subtitles.

    Riyadha Mosque and Islamic Centre
  40. Staffroom Diary: I’m now the boss after Kuya’s ‘miraculous’ injury

    Kuya will be away for some time, and with Bensouda away, just like that, I was back in charge.

    Mwalimu Andrew and Kuya
  41. Mau From Nowhere: This is where I get inspiration from

    Kamau Wainaina aka Mau From Nowhere talks about growing up abroad and his music career at home.

    Kamau Wainaina
  42. PRIME Cowrie of Hope: Reality for new Zambia president

    The plight of most Zambians is captured best in the novel, A Cowrie of Hope by Zambian writer Binwell Sinyangwe.

    Hakainde Hichilema
  43. All set for Ruff Endz Kenya tour

    Dubbed ‘Wakanda 2 Wakanda’, the tour will see the duo performing in Nairobi and Mombasa.

    Ruff Endz
  44. Kanda Junior resumes live shows

    Kanda Junior will be performing with his backup group at the Muthiga Inn Country Club every Friday.

    Kanda Junior
  45. Caroline Njunge: Why sell to others a product you don’t use?

    Many manufacturers are guilty of selling products they have never tested.

    Distressed woman
  46. Staffroom Diary: Armed with my oil, I’ll let God fight my battles

    The Apostle was right. When I arrived at school on Thursday, the school felt different.

    Mwalimu Andrew and Apostle Reverend Elkana
  47. PRIME Kipchoge’s documentary and the need to tell stories of our athletes

    It is encouraging that Kipchoge’s life story is being retold and will be immortalized in a documentary.

    Eliud Kipchoge
  48. PRIME Austin Bukenya: Olympic orature and poisoned chalice of sporting success

    As we fete our Olympians, we should reflect, again, on how we treat our sportspeople and other cultural workers.

    Simone Biles
  49. PRIME Comedy was not my career choice: Jaymo Ule Msee

    Muirani says that despite taking almost a decade to be what he is now, he is happy that he finally got to do what he loves.

    Comedian Jaymo Ule Msee.
  50. Why creation of Kiswahili council will take forever

    There is need for a multipronged approach to ensure that the National Kiswahili Council is eventually established.

    Kimani Njogu
  51. Nasty C all praises for Kenyans as 3-week vacation ends 

    South African rapper praises Kenyans for their friendly nature.

    Nasty C
  52. East African beats resume in Sweden

    Dekula, an accomplished guitarist, composer, singer and producer, is currently based at Little Nairobi Club in Stockholm.

     Dekula Kahanga Vumbi .
  53. Remembering legendary reggae DJ Papa Lefty

    During his heyday, DJ Papa Lefty was a household name in the local reggae fraternity.

    DJ Papa Lefty
  54. Censorship: Filmmakers’ Catch-22 over Cap 222

    Laws change with the times but the one governing film production in Kenya has remained mostly intact for five decades.

    Wanuri Kahiu
  55. Jean Ojiro: I don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

    It takes more than just ambition and good connections to make it; for this girl with the looks and the grooves, attitude is key.

    Jean Ojiro
  56. Austin Bukenya: Amina Mohamed’s call that made my Olympic Games

    Ambassador Amina Mohamed’s call underlines the importance of cultural and academic exchanges.

    Amina Mohamed
  57. Dr Bosire: Ezekiel Mutua’s woes were painfully predictable 

    Art expresses the aspirations and current realities of our society. He chose to mute and censor these aspirations by staying stuck in the medieval view of art and creativity.

  58. KNT welcomes public back with new musical ‘Subira’ 

    The superb musical is inspired by the 1982 coup attempt and features an international cast.

    Kenya National Theatre
  59. Sauti Sol: How we are surviving the pandemic

    Multiple award-winning afro-pop band shares what they applied during the Covid period to remain upbeat.

    Sauti Sol
  60. Remembering Rhumba legend Madilu System

    Fans of Rhumba maestro will on Wednesday mark his 14th death anniversary.

    Madilu System
  61. New Kikuyu Benga Princess Kamson emerges

    Kamson has lately proved to be one to watch out for during live shows.

    Kikuyu Benga Princess Kamson.
  62. Sultan Agodi lines up live show for Ohangla fans in Nairobi

    Sultan Agodi Konyango is currently putting the finishing touches to his new video which is schedule for launch mid next month.

  63. Ambro Lamusica's weekend shows in Mombasa

    On Sunday, the Ambro Djeni-led band will perform at the Divas Lounge in Bamburi in Mombasa.

    Ambro Djeni
  64. Bukenya: Dr Lamwaka bags billions for Covid-19 research

    Dr Lamwaka was this week awarded a Sh3.7 billion research grant to carry out immediate clinical trials for her Covalyce-1 herbal formula.

    Covid-19 vaccine
  65. PRIME Violence and literature in South Africa

    A look at Can Themba’s depiction of his country in ‘Requiem for Sophiatown’.

    South African police
  66. Ayuma: Why my songs are loaded with uplifting spiritual messages

    Gospel music singers speaks about her inspiration to spread the gospel through uplifting music.

    Ayuma Omufulukhani
  67. Khaligraph launches OdiNare rap challenge

    The OdiNare rap challenge aims at motivating upcoming artistes to continue pushing for their dreams.

    Khaligraph Jones
  68. PRIME Kenyan man of music gets French honours

    The French government has feted Tabu Osusa with the ‘Order of Arts and Letters’ for his outstanding contribution to the promotion of Kenyan music.

    Tabu Osusa
  69. Nyboma's song to feature in Obama's Summer Playlist

    The Paris-based Congolese singer said he is elated to have his song included in the former US president’s 18 -track playlist.

    Nyboma Mwandido
  70. Coast theatre mourns two legendary thespians

    Thespians at the Little Theatre Club in Mombasa still coming to terms with the deaths of renowned playwrights Kuldip Sondhi and Gilbert Owino.

    Kuldip Sondhi
  71. Remembering Ohangla sensation Lady Maureen

    Lady Maureen, who died in July last year, is best remembered for songs such as Safari ya Canaan and Raila Jakom.

    Lady Maureen
  72. Mr Survivor: See no evil, speak no evil 

    The stability of his marriage depends on me.

  73. PRIME Joe Kinyua opens up on life as ‘Njoro wa Uba’

    Lead character in Njoro wa Uba says comedy-drama has stood the test of time as it continues to push the limits of his role.

    Joe Kinyua
  74. Jabali Afrika’s Asikoye lands lucrative Grammy Awards role

    Asikoye is one of the founding members of Jabali Afrika Band, and also doubles up as the band’s producer.

    Joseck Asikoye
  75. Caroline Njunge: We’ve been left at the mercy of daring thieves

    No one is safe as thieves, robbers and their cousins continue having a field day.

  76. Staffroom Diary: Traitors - How Nyayo, Alfayo helped Kuya return to school

    You all remember that I visited Kakamega last week. Despite not being welcome, I had promised to stay put and only leave when my work could no longer allow me to be in Kakamega. Although Fiolina...

  77. Chris Hart: Attitudes and values to help you make money

    Real business relationships are only ever formed in person, so only use the internet to make contact.

  78. Austin Bukenya: My herbalist dies as Ugandans celebrate Ruto, Covidex drug

    Uganda's National Drugs Authority (NDA) has allowed the use of a local herbal preparation in the treatment and management of viral infections, including Covid-19.

    Yoweri Museveni and William Ruto
  79. Congolese musicians to hold charity show for volcanic eruptions victims

    Friends of the Congo and Yole! Africa have teamed up with Tabilulu Productions to raise funds for the affected families in Eastern DRC.

    Lokua Kanza
  80. Musa Jakadala, Dola Kabarry to star in Queens of the Nile show

    According to visiting US-based artiste, Jean Ayacko, Mama Ida Odinga is among the dignitaries expected to grace the event.

    Musa Jakadala
  81. PRIME Ngina Kirori's long tough journey to journalism

    Having carried the burden of failure through the years, NTV reporter Ngina Kirori is now proud of who she has become.

    Ngina Kirori
  82. Décor for cold weather

    Raise your spirits this cold season with these tips.

    Cold weather decor
  83. South African group Hush bags Amazing Voices crown

    All-male choir from Johannesburg walks away with Sh10 million prize money after winning competition's second season.

  84. PRIME Austin Bukenya: Feting Mwalimu Kawooya - A humble but great teacher

    At KU, I reconnected with Vincent F. Kawooya, and taught with him for the better part of the 20 years that I taught there.

    Kenyatta University
  85. Hypocrisy of some men and women is sickening

    Some people are mean and abusive towards their spouses and children yet extremely generous, caring and considerate of friends.

    Women toasting
  86. Surgeons Diary: A look into amusing experiences of patients

    If surgeons did not share some light moments in the course of their work, they would be driven to early graves.

  87. Staffroom Diary: Fiolina wants me out of her house, but I’m staying put

    In short, Fiolina was telling that I needed to go back to the village as soon as possible.

  88. Reverend who went back to African religious roots

    Rev Kamau Macharia has unkind words for major religions for they way they have treated Africans over the centuries.

    Rev Kamau wa Macharia
  89. PRIME Why rapper Fena is rooting for girl power

    Alongside fellow rappers Vallerie Muthoni and Maandy Kabaya, Fena has released new song that seeks to push women to develop themselves.

    Fena Gitu
  90. Why I opted to have a water birth as a first-time mother

    Loi Awat, 31, is a married mother with one biological child and a creative and business writer. She had a water birth in September 2019

    Loi Awat
  91. Staffroom Diary: Trouble as my new timetable takes effect

    If Alex and Nzomo do not like the timetable, they can follow Kuya to wherever he went to.

    Mwalimu Andrew
  92. Why you should treat relationships the same way you would a get-rich money scam

    You can’t put everything in one basket, unless one particular basket has proven to have long term productivity and profit

  93. Why I opted to have a water birth as a first-time mother

    Loi Awat, 31, is a married mother with one biological child and a creative and business writer. She had a water birth in September 2019

    Loi Awat
  94. Why you should treat relationships the same way you would a get-rich money scam

    You can’t put everything in one basket, unless one particular basket has proven to have long term productivity and profit

  95. PRIME Austin Bukenya: What is a fair medical bill?

    Have we reached a point where some people do not care whether their fellow human beings suffer and die so long as they make money?

    Mulago Referral Hospital
  96. Ohangla sensation Musa Jakadala to stage special live show

    Musa Jakadala to treat his fans to a live show at Leisure Place in Nairobi's Komarock estate.

    Musa Jakadala
  97. Kenyan artistes get tax exemption

    Parliament exempts local artistes from the 25% excise duty that had been proposed in the Finance Bill 2021.

  98. African Night Fever hits England

    UK-based Tanzanian musician Saidi Tumba Kanda to host ‘African Night Fever’ in Brighton City.

    Saidi Tumba Kanda
  99. Take 5 with Nyacomba Githu

    Currently, I am enjoying sketching and painting my quirky fashion illustrations online.

  100. Papa Shirandula actor Njoro appointed 'Bwana Senator'

    Njoro will spearhead a three-month promotion campaign dubbed ‘Shikisha Form Na Senator’ to popularise Senator Keg.

    Kenneth Gichoya
  101. PRIME Austin Bukenya: Hashimoto Olympic flame dilemma

    Those who are opposed to holding the games feel and argue that they may easily turn into a Covid-19 “super-spreader” event.

    Olympic torch
  102. Papa Eliakim: My engineer father never stifled my music

    A chat with the teacher who also believes he has a special calling as a rhumba musician.

    Papa Eliakim Rogo
  103. PRIME Poets laud return of Kwani Open Mic event

    Poetry nights now being held at Wasanii Restaurant at the Kenya National Theatre after the return of sponsorship.

    Tony Mochama
  104. Samba Mapangala releases new album

    Samba Mapangala said the album featuring the track Mapenzi Yetu will be launched online on Tuesday.

    Samba Mapangala
  105. Top bartender to represent Kenya in global competition

    Apart from representing Kenya at the Global Finals in Madrid, Kevin will also tour the Ketel One Distillery in Holland.

    Kelvin Thairu
  106. Austin Bukenya: Saudi Arabia’s call for quieter prayers

    Muezzins, especially the young ones, from neighbouring rival mosques tend to try to outdo one another in their delivery of the adhana.

    Grand Mosque
  107. PRIME Maqbul Mohammed's battle with depression

    How fame, cash and pressure led radio host and actor to attempt suicide.

     Maqul Mohammed
  108. Eugene Mbugua ventures into Tanzanian showbiz market

    TV producer currently in Tanzania where he is seeking partnerships with the country’s showbiz gurus.

    Eugene Mbugua
  109. Music fans gear up for 'African Night Fever' in England

    The show dedicated to African music fans will feature UK-based Tanzanian musician Saidi Tumba Kanda.

    Saidi Tumba Kanda
  110. Just a Man: The kind of man this nation needs

    This nation doesn't need a man who's appointed by elders. It needs a man who's anointed by God.

    Political rally
  111. How Polish priest designed Sh300m Subukia shrine

    Father Kazimierz Szulc says the construction of the 5,000-seater church will be completed in 2023.

    Father Kazimierz Szulc
  112. PRIME Don’t blame Sheng for poor Kiswahili results

    The use of slang among young people is common all over the world and does not affect performance in languages.

    Sheng anthem
  113. PRIME Austin Bukenya: Do you believe Oriomra and other compulsive modern liars?

    I had my second dose of the anti-covid vaccine earlier this week and the experience has taught me quite a few important lessons.

    Covid-19 vaccine
  114. Idris Elba hosts Africa Day concert

    Big names in the entertainment arena took part in this year’s virtual concert.

    Idris Elba
  115. New book on rhumba music launched

    The book is authored by George “Jojo” Ndege, a US- based Kenyan promoter living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Ben Hinga
  116. Content creators set to reap from Baze

    Creatives will take home 60 per cent of the revenue Safaricom will collect from consumers who purchase content.

    Sylvia Mulinge
  117. Tony Ndiema's Ohangla Rhumba fusion show in Nairobi

    Tony Ndiema is among the innovators of the new generation Ohangla-Rhumba fusion beat.

    Tony Ndiema
  118. Gidi Kocha's unique blend of music and fitness

    Gidi Kocha (Gideon Onoka) specialises in contemporary urban music.

    Gidi Kocha
  119. PRIME From gospel to secular: Life on the other side

    A number of artistes who began in the “narrow” route have since switched to the broader one by turning into secular artistes.

    Willy Paul
  120. PRIME Nameless and Wahu on love, life, scandals and music

    Now in their 40s, the Mathenges say life has just begun, and boy doesn’t it look colourful!

    Nameless and Wahu
  121. Robert Khula lands new brand ambassadorial role

    The actor, who is also a brand and fitness model, will now be the face of Fletna Kenya beauty products.

    Robert Khula Budi
  122. Nameless, Wahu love documentary to premiere

    Nameless and Wahu have been together for 23 years now, 16 of them as a married couple.

    Nameless and Wahu
  123. Remembering Congolese singer Pepe Ndombe Opetum

    The event is expected to be marked online with no major live concerts due to Covid-19 pandemic.

    Pepe Ndombe Opetum
  124. Remembering benga great D.O Misiani

    The band leader of the D.O 7 Shirati Jazz Band moved to Kenya in the mid-1960s .

    Daniel Owino (D.O) Misiani.
  125. Austin Bukenya: After 7 years, give me Rachael, and a faith of love and respect

    The Saturday Nation and NMG should give us our beloved Rachael to hold and to keep, for we have laboured, in love, a perfect seven years to earn her hand.

  126. The Dish: It’s all about whisky this week 

    I usually drink this particular whisky most often with my brothers; they favour its peaty, smoky essence, and its smoothness, and I’ve come to appreciate it too; whether it’s the 10 Years Old or...

  127. Malkeeya Kenya's only hope in Amazing Voices

    Kenyan girl band now stands a chance of walking away with Sh10 million, should they emerge victorious in the continental singing competition.

    Malkeeya Band
  128. Taming Nairobians’ rage on film

    Kenyans have just a few more days in which to watch one of the best films recently made about the lives and struggles of ordinary Nairobians.

  129. Forty years on, Bob Marley's rich legacy thrives

    His rich anthems of peace and struggle, hope and discontent, still reverberate globally and especially in his native Jamaica

    Bob Marley
  130. PRIME Humble professor who rose to greatness

    Environmental law professor who rose from humble village to become leading voice at the University of Nairobi

    Prof Charles Odidi Okidi,
  131. Dr Achola Pala: Empowered and empowering mentor for country

    By way of celebrating Mother’s Day, I wish to share with you a brief sketch of the career of a close friend of mine.

    Achola Pala Okeyo
  132. Purity Gitonga is back with a new worship song 

    The singer has dedicated her new song to her online fans.

    Purity Gitonga
  133. End of an era as omutibo producer exits the scene

    Manasseh Omwona was the founder of the Diploma label and a pioneer River Road music producer

    Manasseh Omwoma
  134. Fans mourn Ugandan music star Sammy Kasule  

    The guitarist was traveling from Kampala to Sweden when he collapsed and died at the Amsterdam Airport.

    Sammy Kasule
  135. Remembering Mose Fan Fan of ‘Papa Lolo’ hit song

    The Congolese legendary guitarist and composer collapsed and died in Nairobi on May 3, 2019.

    Mose Fan Fan
  136. Kenyan traditional music to benefit from a UK project

    The project seeks to replace drum kits, electric and bass guitars with African traditional instruments.

    Fiston Lusambo
  137. Men need sex education more than ever

    Most males learn about sex through childhood scare-tactics and pornography. They end up ignorant

  138. Congolese singer DPretty launches new Afro-pop beat in the US

    Dpretty has been working on a new single “Boom Keke” which was launched virtually online two weeks ago.

     Jpink, Dpretty.
  139. Homeboyz suspends morning show hosts

    Radio station send three morning show hosts on a two-week suspension for their crass comments on air

    Shaffie Weru DJ Joe Mfalme homeboyz
  140. Homeboyz Radio forced to apologise for victim blaming woman

    The misogynistic comments made during the station's morning show have elicited outrage.

    Shaffie Weru DJ Joe Mfalme homeboyz
  141. PRIME Young gamers putting Kenya on global spotlight

    Currently worth an estimated Sh13.9 billion, Kenya’s video gaming industry is expected to grow to about Sh16.8bn by 2023.

  142. Nawal El Saadawi: Egypt’s grand novelist and global activist

    El Saadawi was a global iconoclast in the best sense of the phrase.

    Nawal El Saadawi
  143. Remembering Afro-jazz icon Manu Dibango

    Musicians Dibango and Mabélé succumbed to Covid-19 in March 2020 in France.

    Manu Dibango
  144. Josky tribute show in Nairobi today

    Late Congolese musician to be remembered by his fans in Nairobi in a show dubbed 'Hommage Josky Kiambukuta'.

    Congolese musician Josky Kiambukuta
  145. PRIME Josky Kiambukuta: One more TPOK Jazz voice goes silent

    Josky, who died at 72, was one of the most prolific rumba singers who, during his long career, teamed with up with such greats as Lola Checain, Djo Mpoyi and Ntesa Dalienst.

    Congolese musician Josky Kiambukuta
  146. The quest to identify Fela Kuti's successor: why it’s time to end it

    It’s nearly a quarter of a century since Fela Kuti passed away. Yet, the influence of his music and pan-Africanist thoughts hasn’t stopped.

  147. PRIME African Heritage House: The making of an architectural marvel

    Alan Donovan talks about the inspiration behind the national monument which boasts the title “Most Photographed House in Africa”.

    African Heritage House
  148. The Reel: Why Bridgerton swept the nation

    The Duke was looking for a convenient way to get through the summer, and he ended up in a marriage.

  149. PRIME Baraza JM: I have just the car for you...

    I have to ask: with 100km of city driving... do you really need an SUV?

    Toyota Fortuner
  150. PRIME Eric Omondi: The fuss, the fun and the funk

    The controversial ‘Wife Material’ project, saw some corporates withdraw endorsement deals with the comedian.

    Eric Omondi
  151. The secret of being confident without the arrogance

    To be self-assured is to strive to be the best version of yourself while arrogance has you competing with everybody with an air of self-importance

  152. PRIME Austin Bukenya: For our fish, misfortunes never come singly but in battalions

    We have cause to be alarmed at reports that fish in our lakes are dying and washing on to our shores in large numbers.

    Koginga beach
  153. Kenyan DJ out to conquer tricky US music market

    DJ Cutts, says he wants to develop his talent to reach the level of DJ Puff, a native of Barbados, South America.

     DJ Cutts
  154. Congolese singer Fiston Lusambo releases Kenyan tribute song

    Fiston has in the last few years has been incorporating Kenyan and Congolese musicians in his recordings.

    Fiston Lusambo
  155. Rhumba Japan live at Alaska Lounge

    The group is currently working on new recordings for their next production later in the year.

    Goby Makabi Manenga
  156. PRIME The rise and rise of Mbogi Genje

    You have listened to their music, whether you liked it or not, and tried to figure out what they are saying.

    Mbogi Genje
  157. Staffroom Diary: Fiolina refuses to become a Mwisho wa Lami teacher

    I hope she fails the interview, and comes back to me begging.

  158. Surgeon's Diary: Day Marie and I got vaccinated for Covid

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